CEP: Visioning and Business Planning - CWE Rhode Island - Sep 21

Visioning :

If you’re contemplating entrepreneurship, this is the first step in turning your dreams of owning your own business into a reality! 
During this program, you will:
  • Explore the challenges and rewards of self-employment
  • Build definition around your business concept
  • Consider your short- and long-term goals

Discover the inner-workings of starting your own business through course topics such as:

  • Clarifying your Business Idea
  • Developing a Mission Statement
  • Analyzing the Strengths & Weaknesses of your Business Idea
  • Creating Long and Short-Term Business Goals
  • Developing a Business Start-up Action

Business Planning :

This course will help you to take the necessary steps to becoming an independent business owner, while gaining confidence in yourself and your knowledge of small business management.

In this business planning course, you will:

  • Explore and assess the financial and market viability of your business concept
  • Learn how to market yourself and your business to target customers
  • Explore options for funding the start-up and ongoing costs of operating your business
  • Actively participate in class time and in one-on-one consulting sessions
  • Build a network of fellow entrepreneurs that can support you in launching and growing your new enterprise

At the end of this program, you will leave with a completed business plan to guide you in the launch and growth of your new company.

This course does not require any previous experience or education in business management. However, access to a computer and knowledge of MS Word and Excel is strongly recommended.

When:  Thursday, September 21 through December 14 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm


Center for Women & Enterprise
132 George M. Cohan Blvd.
Providence, RI 02903

Fee: $495.  Must register to attend. Partial scholarships may be available for those that qualify.